6th Class English Sample Paper

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  • question_answer1)

    Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
    Being eco-friendly is in vogue. Whether on the ramp or at home, a large number of people are emphasizing the use of eco-friendly products, thereby doing their bit to protect the environment. "Eco- friendly products are those products that inflict minimal or no harm to the environment. Made of natural elements/ these products are not only safe but also add an artistic dimension to one's home", explains C.K. Nair of Home stop.
     
    The products are made of environment sensitive material such as recycled wood, dead wood, recycled, paper, bamboo, jute, natural fibre and natural or organic cotton, "Grasses like sabai grass and vetiver can be woven to make mats, screens, bags and baskets. Old textiles can be used to make recycled paper, which can be used for packaging, lampshades, notebooks and other stationery. Recycled plastic can be used for making containers and furniture, says Minhazz Majumdar of the Bamboo store.
     
    Though there's been a lot of awareness about using eco-friendly products, it is still not the first thing that people look for when buying things for their homes. Eco-friendly products not only stand out in their looks but their durability is also high. "The life cycle of these products can be up to fifty years", says Majumdar.
     
    There are many other benefits of using eco-friendly products; by using these products, you can help decrease pollution, the destruction of forests and other ecosystems, and the amount of waste sent to landfills. A simple and yet more effective way to live an eco-friendly life is to either take public transportation for your daily commuting needs or try pooling in with your office colleagues to save fuel and reduce your carbon footprint.
     
    In addition to this, eco-friendly products are better for your health as they don't contain any harmful chemicals that can irritate the skin or eyes. Another benefit of using green products is the peace of mind that you're helping to make the planet a clean and safe place to live not only for your generation, but even for the generations to come.
    Growing an eco-friendly community is getting easier. There are more and more community gardens/ swap meets and farmer's markets that make it easier for an entire community to actively participate in eco-friendly activities.
     
    (i) What are eco-friendly products?
    (ii) What are the benefits of using eco-friendly products?
    (iii) Why are eco-friendly products considered environment friendly?
    (iv) How are these products good for our health?
    (v) What is meant by 'vogue'?
    (vi) What is meant by 'inflict'?
    (vii) Find the word opposite in meaning to 'artificial'.
    (viii) Find the word opposite in meaning to 'soothe'.
     

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    Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
    Camel is called the ship of the desert because it has the ability to survive in the desert without food and water for six to ten days. They are able to withstand the loss of about one third of their body fluid without danger. Its nose/ ears and eyes are formed in such a way that they are least affected by the dust of the desert. It is a very useful animal for the desert travellers and can carry enormous loads. It is commonly believed that a camel does not require food very regularly but this notion is not correct. Because of its peculiarity of its body constitution it can store food and water for many days.
    Camel has a big hump on its back. As a matter of fact/ this hump is a store house of fats. The camel uses the fat stored as a source of energy during its long journey in the desert. Inside its belly it has two flask- shaped bags for storing water. When it does not get water it uses this stored water. It is because of the strength of the fat/ the water stored in hump and the bags respectively/ that it can go without food for a long time.
    (i) For how long can a camel survive without food and water?
    (ii) Why is a camel called the 'ship of the desert'?
    (iii) Where does a camel store its food and water?
    (iv) (A) Which statement about the camel is not true?
    (a) It does not require food regularly.
    (b) It carries heavy loads.
    (c) Its nose/ ears and eyes are easily affected by the dust of the desert.
    (d) It is very helpful for the desert travellers.
    (B) (a) Very useful,
    (b) Cannot withstand the loss of their body fluid.
    (c) Has two flask shaped bags for storing water.

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  • question_answer3) You are Atui/ the editor of the school magazine. You want to hold an Inter-Class Drawing Competition for the school magazine. Draft a notice inviting entries. Mention details like date/ material required and prizes.

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    You are Gaurav Mathur/ living in Lakshmi Nagar/ Delhi. You have received an unsatisfactory report of your brother Abhinav, studying in college and he stays in a hostel. Write a letter to him advising him to work hard for the final examination.
    OR
    Write an application to your school Principal to grant you sick leave for two days as you are suffering from cold and fever.

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  • question_answer5) Write a short paragraph on any one of the following:

    (i) My Aim in life
    (ii) A Night Before the Exam
    (iii) Diwali

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  • question_answer6) Change the following sentences from singular to plural:

    (i) This table is made of steel.
    (ii) A child loves sweets.

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  • question_answer7) Change the following sentences into Passive Voice:

    (i) His success astonished us.
    (ii) Everybody knows Gandhiji.

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  • question_answer8) Supply the most appropriate preposition in the blanks below :

    (i) My mother complies ............... my request.
    (ii) Great men are worthy ............... our respect.
    (iii) Beware ............... pick pockets.
    (iv) One should be true ............... one's word.

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  • question_answer9) Fill in the suitable conjuctions:

    (i) You can come ............... you like.
    (ii) I trust him ............... he is honest.
    (iii) I can stay out............... the clock strikes twelve.
    (iv) He is sad ............... hopeful.

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  • question_answer10) Match the job on the left with its description on the right.

    (i) Navigator.................. (a) Designs and builds things like roads, bridges or engines.
    (ii) Architect.................... (b) Works in politics, usually by standing for election.
    (iii) Politician.................... (c) Finds and monitors the route to get to a place, or the direction of travel
    (iv) Engineer.................... (d) Flans the design of a building, a town or city.

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  • question_answer11) Look at the words / phrases given below and rearrange these words to form meaningful sentences.

    For Examples: ground / that / Brahmi / herb /a/on/ spreads / is
    Brahmi is a herb that spreads on ground
    (i) India / women's / basketball / national / both / men's / has / teams / and
    (ii) teams / hired / players / who / with / coaches / have / extensively / both / have / worked.

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  • question_answer12) Read the extract and answer the questions given below:

    RADHA: My favourite activity is climbing trees. Just outside our house, there is a mango tree which I love to go up. Its branches spread out, so it is simple to climb up the tree, and I can sit comfortably in the fork of two branches. My mother tells me it is not sensible for girls to climb trees, but one afternoon she climbed up too, and both of us sat there talking and eating raw mangoes. When I am high up in the tree, I feel like I can rule the whole world.
    (i) What is Radha's favourite activity?
    (ii) Which tree does she climb on?
    (iii) What did her mother say about climbing the tree?
    (iv) How does she feel like while sitting high up on tree?

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  • question_answer13) Read the following lines from the poem and answer the questions given below:

    What is a house?
    It's brick and stone
    and wood that's hard.
    Some window glass
    and perhaps a yard.
    It's eaves and chimneys
    and tile floors
    and stucco and roof
    and lots of doors.
    (i) What is the house made up of?
    (ii) List some other things that are needed to make a house.
    (iii) Explain the word 'yard'.
    (iv) Describe the use of chimneys in a house.

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  • question_answer14) Answer any four of the following questions:

    (i) Why did the little man grant Patrick a wish?
    (ii) Who did he finally choose as his master and why?
    (iii) Describe Kalpana Chawla's first mission in space.
    (iv) 'Then the situation changed'. What is being referred to?
    (v) In what way did the shopkeeper make a fool of Rasheed?
    (vi) What was the 'classic' of the Indian wilds?

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  • question_answer15) Answer any four of the following questions:

    (i) What did the first bird say?
    (ii) Do you have a pet - a cat or dog? If not, would you like one? How would you look after it? Are you for or against keeping birds in a cage as pets?
    (iii) What lesson do you learn from the friendly mongoose story?
    (iv) What did the crocodile tell the monkey in the middle of the river?
    (v) What did the physicians ask Saeeda's mother to do to get well? Did their advice help her? If not, Why?

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    Do you think Makara harassed other reptiles in the forest? How?
    Or
    What were the changes that occurred in Patrick's behaviour? How did his parents and teacher's react to these changes?

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